Food & Meal Support Services

If you are in immediate need of food assistance, please dial 2-1-1 from a phone and speak with someone about services available in your area. Lines are open 24 hours a day.

This index is primarily for services based in Los Angeles County. Not all resources here are specifically geared towards gender expansive and TGI/ENBY+ folx (Trans, Gender Non-Conforming, Intersex & Non-Binary), but resources which are have been indicated in the Accessibility column.

Accessibility column contains information about language support, and identity-specific resources; you can find these resources by searching each list for specific terms, such as: Español, BIPOC, etc.

If you have any resources you would like added to this list, or a reason you feel a resource needs to removed from this list please contact: [email protected]*

*Please note this is only for updating the resource list, and not for support in accessing resources.

The list is searchable, and available for download and print.

Organization (Links to Website)ContactServices DescriptionLocationAccessibility
LA LGBT Center Senior Services Lunch(323) 860-5830
(877) 688-4833
[email protected]
Free bagged lunches are provided Monday thru Friday, 12:30–1pm, for pick-up only, right outside the Senior Center. Must be a registered Seniors Services client to qualify. First come, first served.Bayard Rustin Plaza
1118 N McCadden Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Ages 50+. LGBTQ+. Accessible by ramps, and lunches can be carried out to clients.
LA LGBT Center Farmers Market
Mi Centro & Center South

Mi Centro
[email protected]
Center South
[email protected]
323-860-3799 (Dial Option 3)

Free monthly farmers market distributing food at LA LGBT Center's community sites! Receive fresh produce and cooking demonstrations while accessing free clothing, health screenings (like HIV/STI testing), vaccines, and primary care and mental health services.

Mi Centro
553 South Clarence Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033
11 AM to 1 PM, every second Friday of each month

Center South
2312 West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90008
11 AM to 1 PM, every fourth Friday of each month

All ages, created for LGBTQ+ people, welcome to all people
211 Food ServicesInteractive MapInteractive map find local pantries local to you in greater LA area.Greater LA Area
LA Food Bank DirectoryInteractive Map

Interactive map find local pantries local to you in greater LA area.Greater LA AreaAll identities.
CalFresh Food Stamps(866) 613-3777CalFresh provides monthly support so you can buy groceries. CalFresh food benefits can also be used online to buy groceries at Walmart or Amazon. Apply online.CaliforniaAll identities; must meet financial eligibility requirements
APLA HealthTrans Health Dept
(323) 329-9715
Google voice
(323) 628-3996
Main (213) 201-1600
[email protected]
Primary Care, HRT, social support groups, Counseling, Gender-Affirming Care, HIV Support, Dental & Case Management. Food pantry, and cleaning & hygiene products. Nutritional counseling. Must be client/patient of organization.Several Locations Greater LA LGBTQ+ all inclusive. Language support: English & Español
The Trans Latin@ Coalition(833) 847-2331Warm meals available by appointment MWF, 12:30 to 2 pm. Workforce and leadership development, legal, housing, and health support. Re-entry (specific to people leaving jail), Anti-Violence, and computer lab.3055 Wilshire Blvd Suite 350 Los Angeles, CA 90010Accessible to 18+, all races Strictly serving the TGI community - Trans, Gender Non-conforming, and Intersex